Overview & Highlights

This ambitious holiday from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean visits three of the continent’s grandest cities:  Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires and Santiago along with Iguazú Falls and a couple of the well regarded vineyards supplying some of the best New World wines.

  • Guided excursion to Corcovado mountain
  • Guided tour to the Sugar Loaf mountain and Rio botanical gardens
  • Visit to the Brazilian side of Iguazú Falls
  • Activities from Yacutinga Lodge
  • Guided city tour of Buenos Aires with visit to Teatro Colón
  • Tour of Mendoza wineries
  • Guided walking tour of Santiago

This overview of Brazil, Chile and Argentina takes you from the Atlantic to the Pacific ocean, including three of South America’s most impressive cities.

You begin in Rio with its music on every street corner and football on every beach - all with a glorious mountain backdrop. Visit the Sugar Loaf Mountain and the Christ the Redeemer statue for magnificent views. 

At Iguazú Falls, step out of your luxurious hotel room in the national park to a thunderous roar as the river crashes over granite cliffs. As this is the only hotel in the national park, if you get up early or stay late you can be virtually alone on the edge of the falls, outside the park opening times.

Venture further into the rainforest for a real jungle experience:  you’ll be able to observe exotic birds attracted to fruit trees in the reserve surrounding the lodge where you stay.

Move on to Buenos Aires, a city oozing culture and nostalgia. Head back into the countryside and the sunny vineyards of Mendoza, where some of the best Argentine wine is produced.  Visit a couple of wineries then cross the Andes to Santiago and end your trip at one of Chile’s also highly regarded wineries.

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Kathryn Rhodes - Travel Consultant

Kathryn backpacked across Argentina, Chile, Bolivia and Peru before joining us. She has a degree in Philosophy and French and is a keen netball player.

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    Chris Rendell-Dunn - Travel Consultant

    Anglo-Peruvian Chris grew up in Lima and spent much of his adult life in between London and Cusco as a tour leader, before settling permanently in our Sales team.

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    Sophie Barber - Travel Consultant

    Sophie lived in Chile before joining us and has travelled extensively across Latin America, from Mexico to the furthest tip of Patagonia.

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    Born in the Atacama Desert in northern Chile, Mary’s insider knowledge and dry sense of humour make her a highly valued member of the Tailor-made team.

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    Hannah Waterhouse - Travel Consultant

    Hannah had an early introduction to Latin America when her family moved to Ecuador and she returned to study in Buenos Aires for a year before backpacking across the continent.

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    Lina Fuller - Travel Consultant

    Lina's passion for the continent where she was born really took off when she moved to Córdoba to study, spending the holidays travelling between Argentina and her native Colombia.

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    Ben Line - Travel Consultant

    Ben fell in love with Latin America on a six month backpacking trip from Colombia to Mexico in 1995. Since then he has explored most of South America, including living in Peru for a year. He is now Manager of the Tailor-made Department.

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